How much does travelling cost?

Puerto Viejo De Talamanca

Transport

  • Bus from San Jose = $10
  • Bus to Sixaola (Panama border) = $3 (to Bocas Del Toro - cross border get bus to Changuinola = $1, Then bus to Almirante = $1.50, small boat to Bocas = $6)
  • Private shuttle's to Bocas del Toro = $25 - $30
  • Getting around within town best to rent bikes. Taxi expensive and no buses

Accomodation

  • Kay's place double room, shared bathroom = $20
  • Average dorm price = $10+

Food and drink

  • Local Soda (Cassada- meat, rice, beans, salad and plantain) = $4
  • Western plate = $5 - $10
  • Beer = $1 - $2
  • Spirit and mixer = $4 - $5 (watch out for happy hours)

Street food

  • Empanadilla = $1.50
  • Fresh juice = $1.40

Activites

  • Surf board rental per day = $10
  • Private surf lesson = $50
  • Jaguar reserve centre = $18
  • Beach/Swim (and smoke) = Free
  • Bicycle rental = $6 per day